Palacio de Deportes (Gijon)
Round of 16
For the second time in their careers, Pablo Carreno-Busta and Thiago Moura Monteiro will face off in the second round of the Gijon Open. They are due to participate on Palacio de Deportes (Gijon) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Thiago Moura Monteiro
The Brazilian, ranked 65th, advanced to the second round after defeating Benjamin Bonzi 6-4 7-5.
Moura Monteiro defeated Bonzi in straight sets in the first round (6-4 7-5). Moura Monteiro scored 62 points against Bonzi's 52 throughout the game. Moura Monteiro was quite active in his pursuit of 35 victories.
In terms of serving games, Moura Monteiro had 7 aces and only 1 double fault throughout the match. Thiago Moura Monteiro was extremely efficient on serve, winning 78% (35/45) of his first serves and 63% (10/16) of his second serves. However, this did not stop him from conceding the serve once. Thiago was ruthless in his comeback game, squandering no break points and breaking Bonzi three times.
Moura Monteiro's biggest results this year have been reaching the finals of the Salzburg Challenger and the Genova Challenger.
In 2022, the Brazilian had a 40-29 win-loss record, including a 1-3 record on indoor hard courts.
Pablo Carreno Busta
Pablo, ranked no. 15, will begin his run in Gijon after his last encounter on September 29th in Sofia, where he fell 6-3 3-6 6-2 against Huesler in the second round.
Pablo has a 31-20 overall win-loss record in 2022, including a 0-1 record on indoor hard courts.
His finest accomplishment this season was winning the championship in Montreal, where he defeated Hubert Hurkacz 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the final.
In terms of his whole career, the Spaniard has a 553-305 record. On indoor hard courts, he has a 39-40 record.
Expert Betting Tips
Pablo Carreno-Busta and Thiago Moura Monteiro will face each other for the second time. Carreno-Busta leads the head-to-head 1-0, however they have never competed on indoor hard courts. Carreno-Busta defeated Carreno-Busta 6-4 6-3 in the second round in Bastad in 2018. Pablo Carreno-Busta is the Tennis Tonic selection, and he should win in two sets.
- Total Over 21 for 1.85
- Handiсap Pablo Carreno Busta (-4.5) for 1.82
- Individual Total 1 Over 8.5 for 1.81